Education, PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • Czech, English
Masaryk University ,
The objective of the doctoral program is to prepare the students for work in academia in the field of educational science so that they are able to plan and carry out a research project using suitable research methods and techniques. Masaryk University offers a PhD in Education.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Masaryk University offers a PhD in Education

The students should have a basic understanding of current approaches and methods in educational research and sound knowledge of educational science.

A successful graduate is able to
  • Plan and carry out an educational research project and evaluate its findings;
  • Plan and carry out an educational research project and evaluate its findings;
  • Cooperate with experts from other institutions locally or internationally;
  • Use their knowledge and experience to deal with issues pertaining to education.
Graduate employment
  • In universities, particularly in departments of Pedagogy in Faculty of Education, Arts and the like in the Czech Republic,
  • in various educational institutions and research institutions,
  • consulting and manager companies.


Accredited until 31. 12. 2019

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in Czech
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational Form Academic

Programme Structure

For more information please visit the programme website!

Academic Requirements

Section A: Eligibility Criteria

Only university graduates of Master's degree programmes with a corresponding or similar specialization can be admitted to the doctoral study programme (full-time or combined mode) after passing an entrance examination.

Section B: Terms of Admission

1. Submission of an electronic application in the Masaryk University Information System.

2. Submission of a research proposal for the doctoral dissertation (in English).

3. Submission of a list of published works (if any).

4. Submission of an academic Curriculum Vitae (in English).

5. Submission of an officially attested copy of applicant's Master's degree (recognition of a foreign university degree, if applicable).

6. Demonstrate English-language skills at the C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language.

7. Receive a positive recommendation from the Education Doctoral Studies Commitee, which is based on an oral entrance examination and a complex evaluation of the materials set out in Items 1 to 5.

8. In addition, all applicants with foreign degrees (except as set out below) must submit their Master's degree for official recognition by the Czech Republic's Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. As this process ("nostrification") can take several months, it is recommended that applicants submit this paperwork concurrently with their application. Applicants without this official recognition are not permitted to enrol at the University.

  • Holders of degrees from universities located in countries with which the Czech Republic has a treaty on the bilateral recognition of academic degrees and titles (at the present time: Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia), please see:

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 2700 International
  • EUR 2700 EU/EEA


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